This item includes a Power Point Presentation on the Scientific Revolution with student notes. Likewise, if you don't want to cover this material with a presentation, there is a guided reading worksheet to do instead.
The content covered includes the follows:
The Scientific Revolution
Aristotle (384-322 BCE) and Ptolemy (100-170 CE), the Geocentric Theory, the Heliocentric Theory, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543 CE), On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies, Tycho Brahe (1546-1601), the solar system, Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), Galileo (1564-1642), the telescope, moons of Jupiter, The Catholic Church threatens Galileo with torture, the Scientific Method, #1: Identify a problem, #2: Form a hypothesis for a solution to the problem, #3: Test the hypothesis with an experiment, #4: Analyze and interpret your data from the test to see if your hypothesis was proven or disproven, Francis Bacon (1591-1621), Novum Organum Scientiarum (New Method of Science), Rene Descartes (1596-1650), Cambridge University in England, Isaac Newton (1642-1726), Zacharias Janssen (1585-1632) Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736), thermometer, mercury, Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), Edward Jenner (1749-1823), vaccination, small pox, cow pox, Robert Boyle (1627-1691), Boyle’s Law, and more.